Contractor working on BTU power lines injured, causing power outage

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BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - Bryan Texas Utilities confirmed Wednesday that a contractor working on utility lines in south Brazos County was injured, causing a power outage.

The power has since been restored in the area near Greens Prairie Road and Wellborn Road. Some 2,100 customers were affected.

BTU officials said that the safety and well-being of the worker took priority before restoring the power.

College Station firefighters responded to the scene. KBTX heard from residents in the area that a medical helicopter landed nearby.

We don't know the extent of the worker's injuries.